India's pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah was on Thursday ruled out of the T20 World Cup 2022 with a stress fracture, dealing a massive blow to the team's chances in the ICC event.
A BCCI official told PTI that Bumrah has a stress fracture and could be out of action for months. (More Cricket News)
Breaking News: Jasprit Bumrah is out of World T20 with a serious back stress fracture injury. No surgery reqd but out for 4-6 months as per sources. He didn't travel with team to Trivandrum.#Cricket #Indiancricketteam— Kushan Sarkar (@kushansarkar) September 29, 2022
"Bumrah is not going to play the World T20 for sure. He has a serious back condition. It's a stress fracture and he could be out for a period of six months," a senior BCCI official told PTI on conditions of anonymity.
Bumrah, who played two T20s against Australia, didn't travel with the team to Thiruvananthapuram for the series opener against South Africa. Jasprit Bumrah is the second senior star player to be ruled out after Ravindra Jadeja, who is recovering from a knee surgery.